Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

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Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by erika » Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:45 am

Google Android is a Linux based mobile device operating system. I hope your Linux port will work on this without any hassles.

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by Tobias-L » Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:12 am

Currently we support desktop Linux operating systems only. We will watch this operating system in future.
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by martin-k » Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:58 am

As soon as Google decides that there are other languages besides Java for developing apps, we'll have a look again...
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by level_666 » Sat Jul 04, 2009 8:33 am

Now we have c and c++..

http://developer.android.com/sdk/ndk/1.5_r1/index.html

softmaker will be best, and android is growing up and have a lot of future.

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by martin-k » Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:49 am

That's really good news since it removes a major technical hurdle. We need to discuss with our industry partners the business side of it as well.

Thank you for updating us on the NDK.
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by ari-free » Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:31 am

Yes, I really would like to see Softmaker on Android. Many Android phones, like the Droid/Milestone have physical keyboards so that you can type and navigate while using the full screen. That means people are more likely to use them for a full powered office suite than other phones. (IMHO, while the new HD2 has all the specs, it is a toy without the keyboard)

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating system

Post by igalan » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:55 pm

I'm also looking forward SoftMaker for Android. I've been a satisfied user of the Windows Mobile version since SoftMaker Office 2006, but due to the Microsoft abandonment of this OS (Windows Phone 7 is an entirely different thing, and developers will have to use managed code) I've moved to Android.

Currently I use DocumentsToGo for Android, but I miss the more advanced editing capabilities of SoftMaker Office; although I have to admit that DocumentsToGo opens my larger documents in a breeze.
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by Kseise » Mon Jun 07, 2010 6:21 pm

I have just moved to Android and would love to see Softmaker become the first real office suite for Android. Google has left a gaping hole in the devices by not providing a Google Doc app. Softmaker could easily fill the void.

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by martin-k » Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:02 pm

We are working on an Android version, but there is no timeframe for release yet.
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by clearsenses » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:16 am

+1 - we would buy this is a heartbeat.

I couldnt help but notice that you are doing a beta of a Windows Mobile based offering - where there are a ton of Office alternatives. On Android, you would be the first serious offering.

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by mspiegle » Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:19 am

+1 I would also buy this in a heartbeat.

I just recently bought "Documents To Go" because it seemed like the best thing available for Android. It is nothing even close to SoftMaker Office. I had SM Office on my old windows mobile phone and it was amazing. The Android is only going to get more popular, so it makes sense to try and support it.

Thanks for listening :)

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by paulvallen » Thu Jun 24, 2010 1:05 pm

Just to help let you know the size of support for an Android version of Softmaker...

+1

Thanks,
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by ari-free » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:39 pm

Softmaker for android? I'm glad I checked this forum again. I will make sure that every Android user knows about this.
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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by ari-free » Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:20 am

Imagine this not just on android phones but also tablets, netbooks and even Google TV boxes. OEM's will want to bundle so that they can provide Office support out of the box. For example, Samsung currently bundles ThinkFree office with the Galaxy S.

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Re: Support for Google Android mobile device operating syste

Post by jjxpp » Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:56 pm

I have recently moved from WM to Android and I really miss Softmaker Office, I have been using it for several years.

Just thought I would add my support for getting an Android version. Android is not perfect but I find it easier to live with than WM. Hair torn out less frequently (so far).

Cheers,

John

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